Telehealth changes are here: What you need to know

What is telehealth? Telehealth refers to consultations that use technology as an alternative to in-person doctor-patient consultations, including video, internet, or phone consultations, as well as using digital images, data, including home-based patient monitoring,...

Psychological safety: How a healthy workplace can improve patient care

Medical Council representatives recently attended the Medical Board of Australia’s (MBA) National Conference, to learn about the initiatives helping build a positive culture in medical practice. Prioritising psychological safety in health settings has important...

New medical certificate guidelines

When it comes to medical certificates there are several points to remember: It is important when writing a certificate to have medical records which substantiate the certificate A doctor must always ensure that the patient’s right to confidentiality is respected and...
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